Chaos Quotes

Robert M. Drake

Look deeper through the telescope
and do not be afraid when the stars
collide towards the darkness,
because sometimes the most beautiful
things begin in chaos.

David W. Earle

When one person attempts to “fix it” for the other person, the connection of acceptance is snapped and the sender and receiver miss an opportunity for understanding.

Shannon A. Thompson

Chaos within destiny. It was the definition of our love.

Clive Barker

[Horror fiction] shows us that the control we believe we have is purely illusory, and that every moment we teeter on chaos and oblivion.

Ray Bradbury

Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me.
Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me. After the explosion, I spend the rest of the day putting the pieces together.

Mary Shelley

Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void but out of chaos.

Oliver Bowden

Only a mind free of impediment is capable of grasping the chaotic beauty of the world. This is our greatest asset.

Don Roff

Authors must spend months, years making fantasy believable in a single work while reality runs rampant and complete chaos elsewhere.

D. Antoinette Foy

I wear the universe backwards.
I imagine putting stars in my
coffee, and sugar in the sky.
I imagine going fishing in clouds,
and watching the sun hide
behind lakes. I'm too busy dancing
with my imagination to even tip toe
with reality for a second.

They say I'm going mad.
They're right.

Slash Coleman

Why does everyone think a guy who prefers love to people is missing something in his
Why does everyone think a guy who prefers love to people is missing something in his life?

Slash Coleman

Love is the bee that carries the pollen from one heart to another.. Slash Coleman
Love is the bee that carries the pollen from one heart to another.

Slash Coleman

I am part of everyone I ever dated on OK Cupid.

Ram Mohan

Amidst the chaos of the cities, a part of you always yearns for the silence of the woods.

Alan McCluskey

He felt a deep urge to put some order in this chaos. Leaning against a large standing-stone by the wayside, he drew out his dreambook and began to write.

Tiffany Madison

We sensible often resist intrusive love and its chaos practically, employing measures to prevent the former for fear of the latter. But for all our wit and work, that desperation for control also prevents the pure, transcendental freedom more often delivered by both.

David W. Earle

When this low self-worth is hidden, one can understand why the person becomes hypersensitive to the opinions of others and has a great deal of difficulty accepting criticism no matter how warranted or gently said.

K.J. Bishop

Life is a cracked surface at best. Fiction is a nice edifice. / every word/sentence/paragraph gives a writer an opportunity to reinforce or deliberately crack the edifice by screwing with meaning, structure, grammar, the fourth wall, etc. / different types and degrees of cracking produce different arrangements of order and chaos.

Hiromu Arakawa

It's a cruel and random world, but the chaos is all so beautiful.

Kirsten Miller

All the most powerful emotions come from chaos -fear,anger,love- especially love. Love is chaos itself. Think about it! Love makes no sense. It shakes you up and spins you around. And then, eventually , it falls apart.

Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Life is nothing without a little chaos to make it interesting.

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

I finally figured out that not every crisis can be managed. As much as we want to keep ourselves safe, we can't protect ourselves from everything. If we want to embrace life, we also have to embrace chaos.

Rabih Alameddine

I wonder if being sane means disregarding the chaos that is life, pretending only an infinitesimal segment of it is reality.

Colin Meloy

We are the inheritors of a wonderful world, a beautiful world, full of life and mystery, goodness and pain. But likewise are we the children of an indifferent universe. We break our own hearts imposing our moral order on what is, by nature, a wide web of chaos.

Roman Payne

Why do we mortals wonder if it is through 'human chaos' or through 'divine perfection' when the world guides us to some magical event? In either case, is not the result the same? Is the result not 'divine perfection?

Friedrich Nietzsche

I tell you: one must still have chaos in one, to give birth to a dancing star. I tell you: you have still chaos in you.

Kami Garcia

I want you here. I don't care if it's a hundred degrees and every blade of grass dies. Without you, none of that matters to me.

Steven Ramirez

You can’t get the blood out.

Chelsie Shakespeare

The ocean pulsed outside our window. The sound of the waves crashing on the rocks below usually calmed me down, but the fear and chaos that were tangled in my mind made that an impossibility.

Elisabeth Elliot

Either we are adrift in chaos or we are individuals, created, loved, upheld and placed purposefully, exactly where we are. Can you believe that? Can you trust God for that?

Craig D. Lounsbrough

Happenstance is the myth of the simple mind, for it is the deliberate genius of God that what appears entirely disjointed always reveals itself to be stunningly seamless. And it is in reflecting on such stunning ingenuity that our faith becomes seamless.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The poet knows that he speaks adequately, then, only when he speaks somewhat wildly.

Ann Brasco

Meditation, practiced individually and as a family, helps with a different type of peace. It is not a calm absent of noise and confusion but a calm that persists in the very center of the noise and the chaos. Ten minutes daily can transform your life.

David W. Earle

Others hide from being real by filling the air with words; the more words they throw out, the less actual communication happens and they are left with only an illusion of connection. This is the intimacy they so ardently seek but with these coping skills find so elusive.

David W. Earle

Being judgmental is a form of attack keeping others off balance.

David W. Earle

Boundary violations are deeply experienced.

David W. Earle

Codependency is a learned set of behaviors, thought processes, and habits. When combined together, they fit a very loose definition. All people exhibit these traits to some degree, but some of us allow them to dictate our relationships with others and ourselves.

David W. Earle

If we want to improve, first we have to recognize our own maladaptive coping skills, called codependency, then change.

David W. Earle

This is what we desire in intimate relationships but this deep connection is often so frightful that most do not take advantage of the opportunities presented for honesty.

Douglas R. Hofstadter

It turns out that an eerie type of chaos can lurk just behind a facade of order - and yet, deep inside the chaos lurks an even eerier type of order.

Dean Koontz

Mr. Thomas, any scientist will tell you that in nature many systems appear to be chaotic, but when you study them long enough and closely enough, strange order always underlies the appearance of chaos.

Kurt Vonnegut

Every so often, in the midst of chaos, you come across an amazing, inexplicable instance of civic responsibility. Maybe the last shred of faith people have is in their firemen.

Johnny Rich

Sometimes a butterfly flaps its wings and the weather turns out fine.

E.E. Cummings

Awake,chaos:we have napped.

Lanie Bross

I told you. Time moves differently for everyone; but for everyone, time runs out. Such is the way of things. To die here, at home, is enough for me.

Suzette Boon

Parts of you are phobic of anger and generally terrified and ashamed of angry dissociative parts. There is often tremendous conflict between anger-avoidant and anger-fixated parts of an individual. Thus, an internal and perpetual cycle of rage-shame-fear creates inner chaos and pain.

Michael Bassey Johnson

When no power is vested in a turbulent man, he behaves sorrowfully like a nearly killed christmas goat, but when fully endorsed, without considering his level of insanity and evil gestures, he cuts everyone in the society into pieces.


We are living in an era in which billions of people are grappling to promote communication, tolerance, and understanding over the more destructive forces of war, terrorism, and political chaos that have characterized the beginning of the 21st Century.

Marty Rubin

Order is what exists before you start arranging things.


If love and beauty were easy to find, they would not exist.

Chaos and sadness exist in order for you to find the love and beauty in them. So that love and beauty mean something.

It's meant to be hard.

Vironika Tugaleva

I could not see beauty until I held hands with chaos in silence.

Paul Bamikole

Without a little chaos life will be dull, unbeautiful, for we have been trained not to align with simplicity for too long.

Mary E. DeMuth

When the world careens out of control, we can rest in the fact that God spun this world with a simple word. Matter from emptiness. Beauty from void. Community from chaos.

Tracie Miles

Why do we live out every day as if there is no hope to overcome our chaos and no possibility for living a stressed-less life when Scripture repeatedly reassures us that God has the power and the peace to make that happen?

Pat Connid

Nature" doesn't really have intentions, per se. Nature is a drunk waking up from a weekend bender, ambling through a messy kitchen in a pair of mismatched slippers, seeing its car in the neighbor's pool and saying, "Ah good. It was dirty. Just the thing.

Isabella Rogge

Chaos lifted on wings and flew.

Nenia Campbell

I am the rightful ruler of this world And now that I, too, have awakened, like my dragons, I have come to take back what is mine.

Shannon A. Thompson

I was born into chaos. I didn’t know what peace felt like.

Sherif A. El-Mawardy

Upset The Established Order Of Your Life And Everything Becomes Chaos...To A Degree That You Wont Be Able To Differentiate Between Mere Illusions And Solid Reality

Henry Miller

The world is a cancer eating itself away... I am think that when the great silence descends upon all and everywhere music will at last triumph. When into the womb of time everything is again withdrawn chaos will be restored and chaos is the score upon which reality is written.

Libba Bray

War." Gorgon spits the word. "That is what they call it to give the illusion of honor and law. It is chaos. Madness and blood and the hunger to win. It has always been thus and shall always be so.

Justin K. McFarlane Beau

They cannot hurt you; their active participation, the enthusiasm in their willingness to try, proves their natural affinity and disposition to ruin, chaos, and sabotage.

Some do not learn you to earn you, they learn you to burn you.

Karl Dönitz

The reason that the American Navy does so well in wartime is that war is chaos, and the Americans practice chaos on a daily basis.

Bryant McGill

At the fringe edge of advancement it's a war of anarchy and chaos.

Paullina Simons

War was the ultimate chaos, a pounding, soul-destroying snarl, ending in blown-apart men lying unburied on the cold earth. There was nothing more cosmically chaotic than war.

Friedrich Nietzsche

You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.

David W. Earle

Our parents were our first gods. If parents are loving, nurturing, and kind, this becomes the child’s definition of the creator. If parents were controlling, angry, and manipulative, then this becomes their definition.

Michael Bassey Johnson

I don't judge or believe in any religion, I'm just learning from their divine esoteric stories.

Gary Hopkins

Just like in the eye of the storm there is always comfort within the chaos. Becoming aware of this however, is your responsibility.

Toba Beta

The truth is sealed.
Life goes on.
Till one day, history changed...
Like thief in the night,
aliens invade human.
Chaos happens prior to the new order of coexistence.
The truth is sealed.
Life goes on.
Till one day, history changed.

Hermann Hesse

To deal with history [life] means to abandon one's self to chaos but to retain a belief in the ordination and the meaning. It is a very serious task.

David W. Earle

Wounded parents often unintentionally inflict pain and suffering on their children and these childhood wounds causes a laundry list of maladaptive behaviors commonly called codependency. These habits restrict people to love-limiting relationships causing much unhappiness and distress.

Debra Moffitt

The nature of life is mess, chaotic, exquisitely beautiful, excruciatingly painful, immensely joy-filled, and unpredictable.

Matthew Donnelly

True peace is when you can be happy in the midst of chaos.

J.D. Brewer

What I couldn’t bring myself to hate was the energy. I reveled in the way it ebbed and flowed as people connected over something and the way the multiplication of people intensified it around us. Energy made me both love and hate being in large crowds because there was too much chaos to the peace and too much peace to the chaos.

Paul Bamikole

We all need our heroes, not just in time of chaos but also in the time of peace.

Alisa Hope Wagner

Walking with Jesus is many times like walking in the eye of the storm-inner peace in the middle of chaos.

David W. Earle

When someone obtains peace and serenity, this shines a bright spotlight on others’ own unhappiness making their discomfort even more apparent.

Madeleine L'Engle

But when the world is, indeed, in chaos, then an affirmation of cosmos becomes essential.

Lionel Suggs

Isn't it funny how true peace describes war and chaos?

David W. Earle

The more severe the dysfunction you experienced growing up, the more difficult boundaries are for you.

David W. Earle

Putting labels on others creates a black hole of disregard where judgment thrives and schisms deepen.

David W. Earle

Change will not successfully happen unless the emotional component is solved.

David W. Earle

Change is hard, difficult, painful, and often messy

David W. Earle

Being real is being true to you.

David W. Earle

When you journey inwardly exploring yourself, a sense of personal trust begins.

David W. Earle

We ardently desire to take down our masks and say to the world, “This is who I am…and I am okay.” This is simple…not easy.

David W. Earle

Boundaries represent awareness, knowing what the limits are and then respecting those limits.

David W. Earle

Mature adults gravitate toward new values and understandings, not just rehashing and blind acceptance of past patterns and previous learning. This is an ongoing process and maturity demands lifelong learners.

David W. Earle

Shame is a powerful feeling. There is a tremendous difference between making a mistake and believing you are a mistake...If I don’t see myself as being a mistake then it is I who must take responsibility and I am not ready to accept that.

David W. Earle

Under this aura of perfection he knows how flawed he really is but his intact denial system keeps this awareness suppressed in the far recesses of his mind.

David W. Earle

Making amends is not only saying the words but also being willing to listen to how your behavior caused another’s pain, and then the really hard part…changing behavior.

David W. Earle

The more dysfunctional, the more some family members seek to control the behavior of others.

David W. Earle

If no one has boundaries…how can there be any transgression?

David W. Earle

It is one thing to know about your dysfunctional habits but quite another to change them.

David W. Earle

Teenagers can spot hypocrisy a mile away and here I was telling them how to cope when they witnessed the shambles of my own life and how I was living.

David W. Earle

Chaos limits the free-flow of love and becomes a roadblock to what family members want most and sadly, it becomes the normal for the family.

David W. Earle

Sitting on the hot seat of change requires much courage, patience, and persistence.

David W. Earle

As a parent who raised his children in dysfunction, I know the parental wounds my children received were not intentional; often they were my best expression of love, sometimes coming out sideways, not as I intended.

David W. Earle

Children naturally believe without question and absorb knowledge at an incredible rate; since there is no other frame of reference; they believe their parental reality, true or false.

David W. Earle

Swirling in a squirrel cage of perpetual motion, the head-committee meets, argues, votes out the guidance available from emotions, and successfully keeps serenity at bay and chaos close at hand.

Joseph O'Neill

Life itself had become disembodied. My family, the spine of my days, had crumbled. I was lost in invertebrate time.

Henry Adams

Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man.

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